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List of Benchmarks for Geography 
 Standard 18.Understands global development and environmental issues
  
Topics1. Impact of society on the environment; 2. Impact of the environment on society
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 1.Understands how the interaction between physical and human systems affects current conditions on Earth (e.g., relationships involved in economic, political, social, and environmental changes; geographic impact of using petroleum, coal, nuclear power, and solar power as major energy sources)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  economic change
B.  political change
C.  social change
D.  environmental change
E.  impact of petroleum
F.  impact of coal
G.  impact of nuclear power
H.  impact of solar power
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the relationship between physical and human systems involved in economic changes    
  2. Understands the relationship between physical and human systems involved in political changes    
  3. Understands the relationship between physical and human systems involved in social changes   
  4. Understands the relationship between physical and human systems involved in environmental changes   
  5. Understands the geographic impact of using petroleum as a major energy source   
  6. Understands the geographic impact of using coal as a major energy source   
  7. Understands the geographic impact of using nuclear power as a major energy source   
  8. Understands the geographic impact of using solar power as a major energy source   


Citation Log: BD(GE,181;​NI,60)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
DD   Department of Defense: Prekindergarten Social Studies Standards
E   JCGE: Guidelines for Geographic Education
G   GESP: National Geography Standards
HS   Head Start: Child Outcomes Framework
I   IDOE: The Foundations for Young Children to the Indiana Academic Standards
IE   International Baccalaureate: Environmental Systems
IG   International Baccalaureate: Geography
MH   McGraw-Hill: Pre-Kindergarten Standards: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning
N   NAEP: Item Specifications in Geography
NZ   New Zealand Ministry of Education: Early Childhood Curriculum
O   OSDE: Oklahoma Developmental Learning Skills for Four-Year-Olds
T   GENIP: K-6 Geography: Themes, Key Ideas
TX   TEA: Texas Prekindergarten Curriculum Guidelines

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Number:
Page number of the cited document